Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 August 2003 at 16:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 August 2003 at 16:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 21 Aug 2003 04:13:41 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.255°N / 96.529°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SE of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
140 km (87 mi) W of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
215 km (133 mi) SSE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Kabanjahe (Bragança, North Sumatra) (pop: 57,200)
257 km (160 mi) WNW of Sibolga (Central Banat, North Sumatra) (pop: 79,700)
264 km (164 mi) SW of Binjai (North Sumatra) (pop: 228,800)
280 km (174 mi) WSW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1483 km (922 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.133 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 August 2003 at 16:13 (GMT)
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